Monday 26th March 2018
With lots of talk about GDPR in the business press at the moment, you may be wondering if your website or other web based services are GDPR compliant.
Here at Invent Partners, our software is designed to help you make your website GDPR compliant. Here are some of the ways we can help
In order to comply with the requirements of GDPR, you need to have made reasonable efforts to secure your user data. This means making sure that user data is transmitted and stored securely.
By using an SSL certificate, you can make sure that your website runs as HTTPS, meaning that your users' data is encrypted before transmission, securing it against interception during transmission. Invent Partners can provide and install SSL certificates and configure HTTPS for your business.
You should make efforts to ensure that your user data is securely stored. For example, many shared hosting services require you to upload and download your data using FTP. This is inherently insecure, and can potentially expose your user data to theft by network interception or by theft of login credentials. To better secure your data, you may wish to consider one or more of the below options:
Invent Partners can help you create the correct secure environment for your user data.
GDPR requires that you can demonstrate where your user data came from, and what contact / sharing rights and obligations you have on that user data.
Here at Invent Partners, we created a GDPR Compliant CMS with features designed to ensure that a detailed log of user activity is recorded. Our website management platform (CMS) records the following events, with a date time:
Under GDPR, individuals have the right to have all the data you hold on them deleted. In order to facilitate this, our website management platform (CMS) offers a GDPR compliant user delete function which will remove all personal data provided by the user.
If you would like help getting your website ready for GDPR, contact us today.